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Note: Due to other events there is limited on-campus accomodation available. If you wish to stay on campus you are advised to book as early as possible.


The Orchard Hotel boasts top class accommodation on University Park with extensive facilities including a roof garden, brasserie and gym.





On-campus accommodation is available to visitors on either a short or long stay basis.  If you will be travelling to the campus by car please visit the University Car Parking web page for information on charges.

Cripps Hall Guest Annexe, University Park

Annexe rooms are available for a maximum of 28 nights and on a bed and breakfast basis only:

  1. Small single (no desk or internet access) room at £26.00 per room, per night
  2. Standard single rooms at £30.00 per room, per night
  3. Standard double rooms at £51.00 per room, per night
  4. Standard twin rooms at £51.00 per room, per night  
  5. En-suite double rooms at £58.00 per room, per night
All rooms include a wash basin, broadband internet, beverage making facilities and access to the communal kitchens, bathrooms and lounge area.

Car parking is available at additional cost of £5 per day, book at reception on arrival.     

How to book

Please note, we deal with requests by email only.

Using the email link below, please list the following information:

  • Your full name and title (i.e. Mr, Mrs, Miss)
  • Your required arrival date
  • Your required departure date
  • A list of room types you would be happy to accept (i.e. 1,2 or 4) in order of preference

Once you have sent your request you will receive an ‘Out of Office’ response to acknowledge receipt. Within 3 working days you will then receive confirmation of your booking or if we are unable to assist, our list of local alternatives.

Please note we are unable to assist where a stay begins within 3 working days of your enquiry. 

Guest rooms in Halls of Residence

How to book

Download our Booking information for more details on cost, location and contact information.

Guest rooms located within student residences but specifically reserved for guest use. These rooms are available all-year round and also for long stays. Minimum stay of five nights.

  • Single rooms (max occupancy of one with shared bathroom)
  • Twin room (max occupancy of two with shared bathroom)
  • En-suite rooms (max occupancy of one with private bathroom)
  • Double flat (double bed, bathroom and kitchen)
  • Two bedroom flat (double and single bed, bathroom and kitchen)

How to book

Download our Booking information for more details on cost, location and contact information. 

*Availability Update 20 September 2015 - Willoughby Hall guest rooms are fully booked until 31 October; Lincoln Hall guest rooms are fully booked until 23 January 2016* 


The Orchard Hotel

Visitors to the university can choose to stay on University Park Campus in the new Orchard Hotel. Funded by the University and managed by De Vere Venues, this £20 million 202-bed property is built to the highest of environmental standards.

How to book  

To discuss availability and rates, call 0844 346 1216 or email

University staff booking accommodation in the Orchard Hotel on behalf of their department must use the Concur system, along with the standard University of Nottingham procedures of booking hotel accommodation.



There is a wide choice of off-campus accommodation available, located close to the city centre or the University's campuses.  Information on accommodation options and the local area can be found on the Experience Nottinghamshire website.





Harry Cocks

The University of Nottingham
University Park

telephone: +44 (0) 115 84 67851